Student Resources


Resource Description
Smartstart This website provides information about the ways you can start smart during your first semester of college, and own your education. It covers some of the most commonly asked questions by first-year students and provides tips and strategies for overcoming obstacles.
Study Skills At this site you will find tips that can help you develop better study habits and help you become a more successful student.
Psycho-Educational Workshops The Counseling Center offers several workshops each semester as part of their Discovering Yourself series.  Here you can find each semesters offerings, along with date and location information.

 Specific Pre-Nursing 

Resource Description Location Phone
School of Nursing Office Provides academic advising services to all students pursing an undergraduate major in nursing. 360 Wissink Hall 507-389-6022
Student Nurses Association (SNA) An organization providing knowledge of nursing through volunteer activities, monthly meetings, conventions, fundraising and presentations by health care professionals.  Open to pre-nursing and nursing students. Meetings take place once a month in T-242 507-389-6022
Nursing Learning Communities  Provides pre-nursing students opportunities to join a community that supports their academic success and transition to college life. Participants gain access to faculty, peer mentoring and advising within their program of study. C131 Crawford Residence 507-389-1450
GPA Calculator This tool enables pre-nursing students to track their Core Pre-requisite GPA as they prepare for application and admission to the Pre-Licensure Nursing Program.    

University Resources

Office Description Location Phone
Academic Catalogs Academic requirements listed by catalog year.    
Accessibility Resources Seeks to create an accessible university community providing equal opportunity in all aspects of the educational environment. Provides support to all students with disabilities 132 Memorial Library 507-389-2825
Career Development Center Provides services and resources to assist students and graduate with career planning, and employment searches. 209 Wigley Administration 507-389-6061
Center for Academic Success Free trained tutors are available on a walk-in basis to assist students with writing, languages, math, science and more. 125 Memorial Library 507-389-1791
Counseling Center Free, confidential counseling services for social, personal, or academic concerns. 285 CSU 507-389-1455
Emergency Grants Emergency grants are available to students who encounter unexpected expenses. Student must meet eligibility criteria, meet with a Grant Advisor and complete the application process for consideration. The School of Nursing SRC is a Grant Advisor. 360 Wissink Hall 507-389-6022
IT Solutions Center Provides technology support to students, staff and faculty.  121 Wissink Hall 507-389-6654
Institutional Diversity Provides direct services to students and hosts educational programs, cultural activities and conferences for area youth, faculty and staff. 269 CSU 507-389-6300
Kearney International Center Offers two service areas-International Student and Scholar Services, and the International Programs Office (Study Abroad) 250 CSU 507-389-1281
LGBT Center Provides support, advocacy, referral and sense of community to LGBTQQA students. 194 CSU 507-389-5131
Mathematics and Statistics Learning Center Free tutoring on a walk-in basis for undergraduate math and statistics courses. 285 Wissink Hall 507-389-5891
MavConnect Students use MavConnect to facilitate communication among academic advisors, instructors, students and others at the University that support student success.    
New Student and Family Programs Assists new students with adjusting to the rigors of college; assist undecided students 103 Preska Residence 507-389-5498
Policies A to Z Includes all University academic polies and procedures    
Registration Resources All information pertaining to registration including the course schedule, registration deadlines, registration windows, registration problems, polices and forms.    
Scholarships Information on University Scholarships and login to Scholarship Finder.     
Statement of Student Responsibilities The "Statement of Student Responsibilities" was established by students, faculty, and staff to clarify behavioral expectations of students.    
Student Financial Services (Campus Hub) Assists with financial aid programs and personal financial managements. First floor CSU 507-389-1866 800-722-0544
Student Health Services Provides an on campus clinical with a full-service pharmacy, lab services and health education; low-cost and convenient health services. 21 Carkoski Commons 507-389-6276
Student Support Services The TRIO program provides one-on-on support and tutoring to first generation, students with disabilities, and low-incomes students. 355 Wiecking Center 507-389-2797
Veterans Resource Center Provides assistance, peer support, and educational events for all students impacted by military services. 167 CSU 507-389-5726
Veterans Benefits and Assistance Located in the Office of the Registrar; assists veterans, their dependents, National Guardsmen and Reservists with educational benefits. 132 Wigley Administration 507-389-5251
Women’s Center Provides programs, connections, advocacy, services and leadership opportunities for all MSU students 218 CSU 507-389-6146